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All brassed up and ready to blow!

Mobberley C of E Primary School has been awarded a grant of almost £3000, by The Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation, to purchase new brass instruments for their school band. Earlier this year, due to budget constraints, the school decided to change its year-6 band to an ‘all brass’ band.   The problem of how to […]

New film offers ‘behind the scenes’ look into the world of Cheshire Freemasons

A new film which, for the first time, offers a glimpse of what happens in the county’s Lodge rooms, has been welcomed by Cheshire Freemasons. The new film, Discover Freemasonry, shows interviews with leading Freemasons, as well as delving into Freemasonry’s unique history and symbolism, including the famous handshake. Freemasons being filmed during a ceremony inside […]

Can you succeed in Salters Den?

Applications are now open for the 2019 Salters Den competition. If you are an entrepreneur, or business start-up, located in the Northwich or Winsford areas and you started trading on or after January 01, 2018, then you are eligible to enter. Has your new business already preformed above expectations? Are you looking to expand? Would […]

The Art of Bonsai

The ancient Japanese art of bonsai has been practiced for thousands of years. Its goal is to produce small, perfectly formed trees that mimic the shape and scale of their full-size relatives, writes our art critic Malcolm Storer. On a bright sunny day in Mobberley recently I went along to meet one of the latest […]

Top Knutsford personal training studio celebrates its Nxtep

Founder of Nxtep Personal Training, Laura Hagan, is heading back to her personal training roots in London. She told us: “It’s been a fantastic five years of personal training in Knutsford. I am very proud of the journey my clients have been on. The studio still looks fantastic and I can feel extremely satisfied that […]

Honorary degree for Lucy Meacock

She’s been a familiar face in the living rooms of households across Greater Manchester for decades and now Granada Reports presenter Lucy Meacock has been recognised with an honorary degree from the University of Salford. Lucy Meacock received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts at The Lowry on 18 July in recognition of her services to regional news broadcasting. Lucy, who recently celebrated 30 years at ITV regional news programme Granada […]

Amanda McAlister presented with ‘Services to Law’ award at the English Women’s Awards

McAlister Family Law’s managing partner, Amanda McAlister, was last night presented with the Services to Law award at the English Women’s Awards – North.  The awards recognise the contribution made by women to various industries and professions, and are a showcase for the exceptional work carried out by those women throughout the North.  Before establishing McAlister Family Law, which has offices throughout Cheshire and […]

Cheshire Freemasons help hospice ‘pull together’

Wirral Hospice St John’s was able to replace all its patient cubicle curtains alongside all of its patient bays and the window-lined curtains on its inpatient ward, thanks to a grant of £10,000 from the Cheshire Freemasons. The money went to purchase materials, fixings and fitting to replace the curtains at the hospice which were […]

Bra-vo!

Local lingerie, swimwear and nightwear boutique, See-Saw Lingerie, has been announced as the WINNER of the Stars: Best Shop Awards, commonly known as The Oscars of the Lingerie Industry! See-Saw Lingerie beat 19 other independent lingerie shops to win the much coveted and fiercely contested ‘Personal Touch Shop’ Award, at a glittering Award ceremony held at […]

Student Races to Success

Talented Abbey College Manchester karting champion, Chen Yiu Royce Yu (16), is celebrating a year of exceptional motoring successes. The A-level student who studies business, chemistry and economics at the city centre-based college, began racing at the age of 13 and currently competes in the X30 Senior Class of the IAME (Italian American Motor Engineering) South East Asian […]

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